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Compliance Manager - North America

Location United States - Orlando Company Currencies Direct

About the Role

As the Currencies Direct Compliance Manager for the US, you have two main areas of responsibility;

Firstly, you will manage the day-to-day running of our operational compliance function in accordance with the Group’s risk and compliance policies and risk appetite. Secondly, in the medium to long term, you will help formulate and implement our US Risk policy in a way that enables our business growth ambitions for the region whilst remaining compliant with US AML and financial crime laws.

You will work closely with the central Risk function based in London as well as the head of our North American entity based in Orlando.

What you'll do

  • Ensuring that all customer applications and trades across the Group are handled in strict accordance with the Group’s risk and compliance framework:
    • Training staff in the US, India and other parts of the world
    • Monitoring the activities of staff on a daily basis and identifying gaps in adherence, competence or training
    • Acting as the point of escalation for all teams
    • Escalating decisions to the Head of Operational Compliance where necessary
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of systems and processes:
    • To ensure that they continue to meet the needs of the business both from a regulatory and operational perspectives
    • Providing recommendations for improvements or fixes
    • Liaising with the MLRO on any regulatory changes and the need to reflect those in operational process
  • Delivering compliance in a customer-friendly manner:
    • ensuring that SLA’s are adhered to globally
    • Defining the right levels of communication with clients where necessary/possible
  • Delivering compliance in an operationally efficient manner:
    • Agreeing on operational metrics with the Head of Operational Compliance
    • Delivery of compliance training and technical support relating to Anti-money Laundering and Financial Crime obligation

What you'll need

  • Ideally from a compliance background with around 5-8 years’ experience
  • Working understanding of AML regulations and risk management
  • Able to work AML and financial crime alerts in a timely manner
  • Previous experience in transactional monitoring compliance with a financial services provider
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Pro-active approach, capable of working on own initiative
  • Attention to detail when completing all work

Bonus Points

  • Previous Risk or Compliance policy writing experience would be advantageous.
  • Previous experience of working in an FX environment

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where we connect the dots for international property payments. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world of PropTech forward, together.

Redpin, Currencies Direct and TorFX are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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